"Dealing with him was distasteful," she said. "He was similar to some of our donors. Outwardly quite charming, but I don't value charm. There are other qualities I value, such as perseverance and honesty." My face must have change. She smiled again. "You have a right to disbelieve that, after what you've heard, but honesty is a complicated virtues."
"I always thought it was one of the simpler ones."
"None of the virtues are simple," Margaret O'Connor told me. "Only the sins."
S.J. Rozan, Concourse